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This multimedia gallery represents a collection of high-quality images, videos, webcams, posters, presentations, and documents produced by the Water Resources Mission Area.

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USGS employee collects water quality data on shore alongside parked boat
July 1, 2020

USGS employee collects water quality data on shore alongside boat

A USGS employee collecting data for the Lake Tahoe Nearshore Nutrient Source Identification Project. Staff collect water quality samples for stable isotope analysis (phosphorus and

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Attribution: Water Resources
Agricultural field with row crops and pesticide sprayer
June 30, 2020

Pesticides sprayed on a soybean field in Iowa

Pesticides sprayed on agricultural fields and on urban landscaping can run off into nearby streams and rivers. Here, pesticides are being sprayed on a soybean field in Iowa.

The Colorado River near Grand Junction, Colorado. 
June 30, 2020

The Colorado River near Grand Junction, Colorado. 

The Colorado River near Grand Junction, Colorado. The entire Colorado River Basin provides water for more than 40 million people in seven states and nearly 5.5 million acres of farmland across the western U.S. and Mexico. 

Attribution: Water Resources
Peter Spatz making an ADCP measurement from the cable way at streamgage 13142500
June 29, 2020

Peter Spatz making an ADCP measurement from a cable way at streamgage

Peter Spatz making an ADCP measurement from the cable way at streamgage 13142500 Big Wood River below Magic Dam near Richfield, ID.

Attribution: Water Resources
Photo of Sugar Creek
June 29, 2020

Sugar Creek, near New Palestine, Indiana

Sugar Creek, near New Palestine, Indiana. Sugar Creek is part of a long-term USGS stream monitoring project, and was one of 72 U.S. streams and rivers investigated for pesticide occurrence. On average, 26 pesticides were detected in samples collected from Sugar Creek during 2013–17; 16 of the 122 samples collected at this site had a Pesticide Toxicity Index score that

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Brad Huffman at the historic Cataloochee Creek near Cataloochee, NC Stream gage 03460000
June 25, 2020

Brad Huffman at the historic Cataloochee Creek near Cataloochee, NC

Brad Huffman (SAWSC) holds the level rod during an annual set of levels at the historic Cataloochee Creek near Cataloochee, NC Stream gage 03460000 in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Attribution: Water Resources
Liam Schenk (USGS Oregon) holding a sediment core collected from the bottom of Iron Gate Reservoir, Klamath River, CA
June 16, 2020

Liam Schenk (USGS Oregon) holding a sediment core

Liam Schenk (USGS Oregon) holding a sediment core collected from the bottom of Iron Gate Reservoir, Klamath River, CA.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS employee collects data for the Lake Tahoe Nearshore Nutrient Source Identification Project.
June 2, 2020

USGS employee collects data for Lake Tahoe Nutrient Source project

 

A USGS employee collecting data for the Lake Tahoe Nearshore Nutrient Source Identification Project. Staff collect water quality samples for stable isotope analysis (phosphorus

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Attribution: Water Resources
Cody Lanpher making a high flow measurement during a snow melt event on the Gallatin River near Gallatin Gateway, MT.
June 1, 2020

USGS employee making a high flow measurement during a snow melt event

Cody Lanpher making a high flow measurement during a snow melt event on the Gallatin River near Gallatin Gateway, MT.

Attribution: Water Resources
Installing a rapid deployment gage, MI
May 20, 2020

USGS crews install a rapid deployment gage, Midland, MI

A USGS hydrologic technician finishes installation of a rapid-deployment streamgage at Gordonville Road on the Tittabawassee River in Midland, Michigan. A USGS crew in the distance makes streamflow measurements using a boat-mounted acoustic Doppler current profiler. The USGS responded to major flooding at some locations in lower

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Submerged equipment during Michigan flooding
May 19, 2020

Submerged equipment during Michigan flooding

This image shows a GLRI nutrient sampler submerged during major flooding on the Rifle River, Michigan, in May 2020. This site is near the Rifle River Near Sterling USGS streamgage.